Merton Pajibo is a Liberian poet born in Monrovia, Liberia. Merton Pajibo, migrated to the USA in the 1980s. He attended John Marshall high school in Richmond, Virginia and played on the school's football team, Wrestling team, Soccer team, ran outdoor track and participated in the school's forensic club. After high school, Merton was offered numerous scholarships to attend various colleges, but he chose North Carolina State University Wolf Pack. Due to financial struggles, he encountered in 1992 after the death of his father, he took a break from school to work. He joined the Unites States Marines Corps and had the option to tour various countries. Merton Pajibo, returned to North Carolina State University and completed his BS degree in Biological Science. In 2005 Merton Pajibo enrolled at North Carolina Central University and earned his master’s degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. In 2013 Merton Pajibo went on a teaching voyage to China, Japan, Macua, India and many more. Upon his returned from overseas, Merton Pajibo decided to give back to his community by teaching Physics and Chemistry at ASPIRA high school. In the past, he taught at Appoquimint, Middletown and Mckean High School. While working at ASPIRA High School Merton Pajibo obtained a teaching certificate in Education from Relay University. Merton Pajibo has since then returned to Liberia.